— per·sua·sive·ly adverb
— per·sua·sive·ness noun
Examples of PERSUASIVE
- We weren't shown any persuasive evidence that he had committed the crime.
- <a persuasive argument for increasing funding of the city's library system>
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Related to PERSUASIVE
- compelling, conclusive, convincing, decisive, effective, forceful, cogent, satisfying, strong, telling
- inconclusive, indecisive, ineffective, uncompelling, unconvincing, unpersuasive
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